About Moody Center:
The “Live Music Capital of the World” is finally getting the world-class arena it deserves. Opening in April of 2022, Moody Center will provide Austin, TX with a premiere 15,000+ seat venue to host the biggest artists and acts on the planet. Designed specifically for concerts, the new arena will replace the 42 year-old Frank Erwin Center and will provide top-tier hospitality, artist amenities, and all of the benefits of a modern music venue. In addition, the facility will serve as the new home court of the University of Texas men’s and women’s basketball programs.
Moody Center is being constructed on land owned by the University of Texas. The $338 million venue is being privately financed through a unique partnership between Oak View Group, Live Nation/ C3 Presents, Matthew McConaughey and The University of Texas at Austin.
At Moody Center, we are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community, and business partners through world-class sports and entertainment. We believe winning matters, our fans come first, with risk comes reward, great teams achieve unimaginable results, honoring the culture and music history of Austin, Texas is our duty and driving the business is our responsibility. Visit www.moodycenteratx.com to learn more about this venue.
The Engineering Manager will report to the Senior Engineering Manager. This position will supervise, direct, plan, schedule, and monitor all building maintenance programs and monitor special projects related to facility systems (i.e., mechanical, electrical, and plumbing – “M.E.P.”), structural repairs/changes, grounds repairs/changes.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Supervise full-time and part-time engineering and maintenance staff. Properly schedule staff to cover facility operating hours in an efficient and effective manner. Assign specific work tasks and monitor progress as to timeliness and quality of results.
- Develop training programs that ensure that all staff members are proficient in operating and maintaining all related building M.E.P. systems.
- Manage, operate, monitor, repair and maintain the facility’s audio-visual, environmental controls, emergency power, electrical, HVAC and lighting systems as required for the safe and efficient operation of the facility.
- Attend weekly staff meetings. Develop and maintain a harmonious working relationship with other Moody Center departments.
- Develop, implement, document, and maintain effective facility maintenance policies, procedures, and programs. To include P.M. software program tracking – HVAC systems and equipment, electrical systems and equipment, refrigeration systems and equipment, kitchen systems and equipment, structural systems, facility hardware systems and equipment, and facility material handling and specialty equipment.
- Oversee and provide cause for proper control and care of M.E.P. inventories of supplies, spare parts, shop tools and equipment. Oversee and provide cause for proper maintenance shop(s) conditions to be maintained to safe working conditions, safe working procedures, and in a clean and orderly work environment.
- Oversee related contracted maintenance agreements. Develop bid specifications, renew agreements, and manage all other related items to ensure that acceptable and quality performance levels are achieved.
- Rotate with other facility personnel to function as Manager on Duty (MOD), who maintains total responsibility and authority over all clients, staff personnel, patrons, security, and safety in assigned buildings. Responsibilities include but not limited to making sure contractual agreements are met and clients’ event requirements and changes have been made in a timely fashion. On-duty staff/subcontractors ultimately report to the MOD through any Managers or Supervisors who are present during the event.
- Frequent bending, lifting 50+ pounds, sitting, exposure to multiple external elements, extensive walking through the building.
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- High School diploma or GED and two (2) years degree or certificate of completion in any or all the fields of HVAC., electrical, or refrigeration from an advanced technical support school, institution, or related association; 3-5 years related experience in the public assembly industry (stadiums, arenas, and/or or convention centers) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Demonstrate knowledge in operational procedures, facility capabilities, industry terminology, event-related services, and technical requirements for the types of events anticipated at the facility.
- Knowledge of methods, techniques, and procedures to repair and maintain all mechanical, electrical and event-related equipment.
- Understand and guarantee that all laws, building codes, ordinances, policies, procedures, risk management and emergency procedures are followed – this includes local and state.
- Possess skills and experience in supervising/training personnel.
- Experience with budget preparation and purchasing.
- Possess any licenses, certificates or training required by local, state, or national authorities for the operations of the equipment found in the facility.
- Have basic understanding and working knowledge of commercial refrigeration.
- Have basic understanding and working knowledge of chemicals and water treatment.
- Respond to routine, precautionary and emergency alarms from building automation and life safety systems. Follow and adhere to all safety precautions and procedures.
- Read and comprehend blueprints, drawings, and other related materials.
- Meet the physical demands of this job, which include being able to get in and around the facility (requires personal mobility), lifting, carrying, moving, climbing, working from various heights, and moderate to loud noises.
- Experience with NCAA Basketball is preferred.
- Experience with operating large-scale events in a stadium or concert setting of a similar size (15,000+ seats) is highly desirable.
- Experience in an Engineering/Operations role during the grand opening or major renovation of an arena or stadium is highly desirable.
- Minimal Travel (<10% travel): May be required to travel. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule inclusive of weekends, nights and holidays required
Oak View Group
Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.
We are committed to ensuring all of our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Thus, OVG requires Covid-19 vaccinations of all employees, sub-contractors, and vendors.
Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.